29-30 October 2014
Belfast, Ireland

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The eChallenges e-2015 Conference takes place in Vilnius, Lithuania. This is the twenty-fifth in a series of annual technology research conferences supported by the European Commission and hosted by national governments.

eChallenges attracts participation from senior representatives of leading government, industry and research organisations around the world.

eChallenges e-2015 will provide an international forum to foster ICT related entrepreneurship and innovation, share experiences, increase awareness of innovative applied ICT applications and research results, and identify opportunities for research collaboration under Horizon 2020, in the context of the new Work Programme for 2016 - 2017.

The goals of eChallenges e-2015 are to promote ICT Entrepreneurship and Innovation, facilitate Information Society and Applied ICT related knowledge sharing between government, industry and research stakeholders, raise awareness of the current state of eAdoption in developing countries, stimulate rapid take-up of RTD results by the public and private sectors, and identify opportunities for ICT related research and innovation collaboration under Horizon 2020.

Event Profile

The eChallenges Conference Series has a truly international perspective, typically attracting over 300 delegates from over 50 countries and five continents each year.

Its reputation is based on high quality plenary presentations and high quality papers and discussion sessions in the Scientific Programme. The high quality conference community ensures a stimulating, high quality networking environment, providing an opportunity to share knowledge and experience with potential innovation and research partners. Each conference showcases host country activities, as well as sectoral and national initiatives and regional success stories

Call for Full Papers - Deadline 30 June 2015

Authors who missed the extended abstract deadline and wish to submit a full paper for review and consideration for inclusion in the Proceedings and Programme can now submit a full paper up to 30 June.

Thematic areas include

Emerging Technologies & Infrastructures ICT addressing Societal Challenges
Future Internet ICT related Entrepreneurship & Innovation
eInfrastructures and Smart Grid including FIWARE applications eHealth and mHealth
Smart Cities eGovernment, eParticipation & eDemocracy
Collaborative Open Innovation & Living Labs ICT4D and Inclusion
Cloud Computing Digital Libraries and Cultural Heritage
Mobile Applications Technology Enhanced Learning
Security and Identity Management Societal Implications of Technology


The Programme will combine strategic keynote presentations, technical papers, business and government case studies, workshops and tutorials.

Download Final Programme